20 new members to take oath of office on Friday
UT Pan American student Alberto Adame defeated UT Brownsville student Shangir Siddique for the presidency of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Student Government Association by a vote of 998 to 652 in an election held April 16-17.
Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez (from left) and City Commissioners Rose Gowen and Ricardo Longoria discuss a resolution that would allow city staff to continue talks with the University of Texas System board of regents on alternative expansion sites for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The commission approved the resolution.
The Brownsville City Commission has approved a resolution that would allow city staff to continue discussions with the University of Texas board of regents regarding alternative locations within the city for the expansion of the UT Rio Grande Valley campus.
The six candidates for Brownsville mayor take part in a forum held Monday on the UT Brownsville campus. They are (from left) incumbent Mayor Tony Martinez, William A. Garza, Erasmo Castro, Robert “Bob” Sanchez, former Mayor Pat Ahumada and Brenda Joyas.
The city’s infrastructure and job creation ranked high among the six candidates running for Brownsville mayor during a forum on the UT Brownsville campus Monday night.
City Commission to consider negotiations with UT system for other locations for campus expansion
The Brownsville City Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to consider a resolution that would authorize city staff to continue negotiations with the University of Texas System board of regents regarding the planned location of the UT Rio Grande Valley campus within the city.